Originally Posted by sweetsdream
It’ s Rainbow Flavors extract for making homemade soda and I followed the directions in the box. I opened another and there is some carbonation, just not what it should be. I'm used to my meads and ciders getting carbonated quickly but of course the yeast is already suspended and I'm just feeding it more sugars. Maybe I'll try a starter for the next batch.
You won't need a starter- I only use about 1/3 package (champagne yeast) for my sodas. Some carb up FAST- like ginger ale. Some are slower, like root beer. Just keep it some place warm, and if it's carbing up even slowly, it's working. It's hard to wait, though!